The sugar season [electronic resource] : a year in the life of maple syrup, and one family's quest for the sweetest harvest / Douglas Whynott.Material type: BookPublisher: Boston, MA : Da Capo Press, Description: 1 online resource (viii, 279 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780306822056; 0306822059.Subject(s): Maple sugar | Maple sugar industry | Maple syrup | Maple syrup industry | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Food Science | Maple sugar | Maple sugar industry | Maple syrup | Maple syrup industryGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Sugar Season : A Year in the Life of Maple Syrup, and One Family's Quest for the Sweetest Harvest.DDC classification: 664.132 Online resources: Click here to access MontanaLibrary2Go title or place hold | Excerpt Click here to listen to an excerpt of this title | Image
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Follows one New England family as they struggle to preserve an ancient, lucrative, and threatened agricultural art -- the sweetest harvest, maple syrup.
The extent of the shock is equivalent to the rate of the flow -- The public still thinks we're doing it in the mythic way -- Earliest boil ever -- Straight at it and all out -- The first full-time sugarmaker -- A gallon every 22 seconds -- A sugarhouse full of sound and everybody coming around -- Short, sweet, and of high quality -- Here for the history -- The sugar machine -- You need a mountain -- Why be competitors when you can be cooperators? -- The forecast -- Aren't you afraid, Mr. Bureau? -- The sugar camps of St. Aurelie -- The route of the sugarmakers -- Seasons of change -- Summer in March -- Sugar on snow -- Most of Maine is downstairs.
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